Duke University NURSING CARE ASST I/HEALTH UNIT COORD in Durham, North Carolina


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Nursing Assistant – Duke Raleigh Hospital – Full Time

Duke University Health System- Duke Raleigh Hospital seeks to hire a Full Time Nursing Assistant/Health Unit Coordinator who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.

Department Profile:

The Neuro Step-Down at Duke Raleigh Hospital is comprised of a 15 -bed Neuro Step-Down Unit . Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • All three Duke Hospitals have received Magnet designation for excellence in nursing.

  • Competitive Wages! Excellent benefits to include Tuition Reimbursement!

  • Professional advancement opportunities through our Clinical Ladder Program ( Surg Tech, Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant ).

  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle! Work and live in your own community.

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The Nursing Assistant performs a variety of nonprofessional nursing duties in the direct care of patients under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN to include: prepare patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures and provide manual assistance as required, obtains and records patient data for medical records noting and informing RN/LPN of information collected; administer treatment and personal care procedures to patients including, but not limited to, feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothing, cleaning and trimming fingernails, bed-making, assisting with ambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel and bladder elimination; provide such additional care as required to meet the personal needs and comfort of assigned patients.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:

 Previous work experience as a Nursing Assistant preferred.

Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:

 Current certification as with the North Carolina NA Registry required.

 BLS (or higher) certification required.

Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required:

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Nursing Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Tech

Duke Health Highlights:

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 1,300 people. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. In fiscal year 2016, Duke Raleigh Hospital admitted 8,967 patients and had 190,846 outpatient visits.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as #11 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2016-17.





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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Completion of a Level I - Nurse Aide education program approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or successful completion of the NC - approved Nurse Aide I competency test. High school diploma or equivalent required.



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Currently listed as a Nursing Assistant (NAI) with the Division of Facility Services with no substantiated findings or pending of abuse, fraud, neglect or misappropriation of property. AHA Basic Healthcare provider certification must be maintained/ completed by the end of new hire orientation, which typically takes place during the first week of employment.